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US Airlines Just Gave In to China on Taiwan

US Airlines Just Gave In to China on Taiwan

Taiwan's Foreign Ministry had said that it is grateful to the efforts of like-minded countries that have chosen to "take a stand against Chinese bullying of private enterprises". The Chinese Communist Party's official newspaper, the People's Daily , reported on Wednesday that all 44 airlines had complied with the demand to scrub references to Taiwan. Read More

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Egypt rejects Israeli nation-state law on 'racial segregation'

Egypt rejects Israeli nation-state law on 'racial segregation'

In an interview with Israeli Maariv newspaper, MK Hasson asked "We have no problem with the Jewish people, nor do we have a problem with the State of Israel being the home of the Jewish people, but what about us?" It stated that all of Israel's colonialist activities aim at foiling any attempt to establish a viable, continuous Palestinian state, and added that the "two-state solution is no longer feasible due to the ongoing Israeli obstacles and illegal policies". Read More

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Trump suggests no tariffs between US, Europe

Trump suggests no tariffs between US, Europe

Payments will be made to soybean , sorghum, corn, wheat, cotton, dairy, and hog farmers. "The President promised to have the back of every American farmer and rancher, and he knows the importance of keeping our rural economy strong". The Trump administration has also imposed tariffs on close allies such as Canada and the European Union . Later this week, Trump will visit Iowa and IL, two other farm-belt states, as he seeks to shore up support for Republican candidates in those regions. Read More

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Trump's national security adviser echoes warning to Iran

Trump's national security adviser echoes warning to Iran

Rouhani has previously lashed out against Trump for threatening to re-impose the sanctions , as well as for moving the US embassy to Jerusalem and banning travel to the USA from certain Muslim-majority countries. As Donald Trump rattles his sabres at the Islamic republic, we take a look at the army he'd be up against. He says: "Iran has said very clearly that any war with them will be very costly, and this means American bases throughout the region could be a target". Read More

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Israel Evacuates Over 400 Civilians And White Helmets From Syria

Israel Evacuates Over 400 Civilians And White Helmets From Syria

We rescued hundreds of them and their families. "We communicated with the United Nations and for their safety, evacuation was carried out to Jordan through [Israel-occupied] the Golan Heights ", he told Anadolu Agency. Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said the total number of evacuees was 422, even though the initial request was to evacuate 800. "When they reached the border with Israel, their eyes were filled with tears of happiness , knowing that they got their lives back", said ... Read More

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North Korea still evading petroleum sanctions: US' Pompeo

North Korea still evading petroleum sanctions: US' Pompeo

The United States called last week on all U.N. member countries to refrain from exporting such products to North Korea as it accused Pyongyang of breaching a U.N. and to help us to continue with denuclearization", she added. "We have to see some sort of action", Haley told reporters. Coats added that he is not surprised North Koreans may try to hide certain things, but that is why the United States has a verification process in place. Read More

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Pakistan election rigged in Imran Khan's favour, claims opponent

Pakistan election rigged in Imran Khan's favour, claims opponent

Rescue workers move the body of Ikramullah Gandapur, who was killed Sunday. Sardar Ikramullah Gandapur has embraced martyrdom while several injured as a blast hit his election rally in Dera Ismail Khan's Kulachi area today (Sunday). After his younger brother's death, Gandapur was elected as a member of the assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and appointed provincial minister for agriculture. Read More

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Trump warns Iran to never threaten U.S.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hinted at such efforts on Sunday, promising unspecified backing for Iranian dissents as he referred to the country's leaders as a "mafia". The war of words grew to a fever pitch not long after Iran threatened to block global oil tankers from passing through the critical Strait of Hormuz in retaliation for looming sanctions. Read More

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Multiple Casualties In Shooting In Toronto, Say Reports

Multiple Casualties In Shooting In Toronto, Say Reports

Toronto police have confirmed that the shooter is dead and that there are fatalities. A reporter from Canada's Global TV wrote on Twitter that victims were "spread across many blocks". Streets in the area have been closed while police and other emergency services respond. Alek Minassian, 25, will face multiple murder and attempted murder charges in relation to that attack when he reappears in court on September 14. Read More

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Trump Orders Repaint of Air Force One

Trump Orders Repaint of Air Force One

He envisions a patriotic red, white and blue aircraft, which will demonstrate the look of being " more American", Trump stated in an interview with CBS . US President Donald Trump speaks about his summit meeting in Finland with Russia's President Vladimir Putin at the start of a meeting with members of the US Congress at the White House in Washington , July 17, 2018. Read More

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Israel Passes Contested Law That Defines It as a 'Jewish State'

Israel Passes Contested Law That Defines It as a 'Jewish State'

The Jewish nation-state bill has been passed in Israel's parliament, which defines Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people, and removes Arabic as an official language of the country. What is new in the Basic Law that differs from existing practice? "A United States court ruled in the 1950s that separate can not be equal". "Do we want to support the discrimination and exclusion of men and women based on their ethnic origin?" The question of Israel's status as a Jewish state is ... Read More

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Trump Again Contradicts Intelligence Officials, Says Russia Not Targeting U.S.

Trump Again Contradicts Intelligence Officials, Says Russia Not Targeting U.S.

While Republicans have been willing in the past to quickly move on from Trump's public relations disasters, this latest imbroglio seems to have a lingering effect as lawmakers consider legislative responses to Russian Federation. And so, it seems more likely that Trump's wink and a nod to the "higher ends of intelligence" - smart people , you know what I'm saying [wink, nudge nudge] - is just a self-defense mechanism for a man who was legitimately surprised (and furious) at the negative ... Read More

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Former Intelligence Chiefs Condemn Trump’s Conference With Putin

Former Intelligence Chiefs Condemn Trump’s Conference With Putin

President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday voiced their satisfaction with their first one-on-one meeting here, though acknowledged problems remain. He has in the recent past denied that the hackers were a part of a state-run effort to destabilize the USA election. Sen. John McCain, meanwhile, issued a statement saying the "damage inflicted by President Trump's naivete, egotism, false equivalence , and sympathy for autocrats is hard to calculate". Read More

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Video shows moment of lava explosion on tour boat

Video shows moment of lava explosion on tour boat

Hilo Medical Center confirmed 13 passengers were treated at the hospital, and another 10 passengers with superficial injuries were treated on arrival at Wailoa Harbor. The people were aboard a tour boat that takes visitors to see lava from an erupting volcano plunge into the ocean. The US Geological Survey says explosions of varying sizes occur whenever lava enters much colder seawater. Read More

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‘You Stood There Like a Little Wet Noodle’

‘You Stood There Like a Little Wet Noodle’

What is the matter with you?' he questioned in the clip aimed at the president. The next day, Mr. Brennan criticized the president for siding with Mr. Speaking with Fox News' Sean Hannity, Trump called Putin "very, very strong", and said the meeting between the two heads of state was a turning point for Russia-US relations. Read More

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